The Joys of Teaching Mixed Media: Part 1

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By Laura Raborn Laura Raborn teaches a three-day mixed media workshop at the Arkansas Arts Center Museum School. The following is an excerpt from Laura’s blog about what students can expect to learn in her class. Click here to view the full entry. Teaching the “Happy Accidents” mixed media class at the Arkansas Arts Center provides me with an opportunity to channel my former teachers. Students see me at the front of the room lecturing … Read More

Museum School Profile: Miranda Young

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Miranda Young is no stranger to the Arts Center. She took classes as a child, has been an instructor in the Museum School for the past decade, is the scenic designer and properties manager for the Children’s Theatre and is even the proud mother of a Museum School student. Soon she will add one more AAC title to her repertoire: featured Museum School Gallery artist. From February 23 through May 29, 2016, a collection of Miranda’s drawings and prints will be on display … Read More

Ashley Morrison’s Humble Hum

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Ashley MorrisonArkansas Arts Center Resident Artist Ashley Morrison seeks to balance the functional and decorative in her work, and draws inspiration from everyday traditional objects as well as the Art Nouveau movement that sought to raise the status of craft. When asked about her choice of color in her work, she says, “I’m drawn to natural tones, like the color of clay itself. You get different sounds from colors, a snowy day or cherry blossoms, ... Read More